who are we?
The Next Gen Digital State (NGDS) research group addresses the technological complexities of how governments can satisfy the current and future needs of their citizens. We focus on digital government ecosystems by investigating technologies that support digital transformation, innovation and implementation. Our research group collaborates with Estonian and international public sector agencies, ministries, and departments for developing next-generation government-technology through cutting edge research topics focused on artificial intelligence architecture, requirements engineering, data analytics, and understanding the socio-economic effects of technological implementation. We strive to be on the forefront of public sector innovation research!
Head of the Research Group: Ingrid Pappel
Research Group Members: Eric Jackson, Richard Dreyling, Teona Gelashvili, Alena Labanava, Regina Erlenheim
Our vision is to positively impact and transform the next generation of global digital-governance ecosystems
Provide cutting-edge interdisciplinary research that focuses on the practical and theoretical, enabling the successful implementation of digital government solutions and policy